(of Earth-98339)

Real Name: James Buchanan Barnes (presumably) (see comments)

Identity/Class: Extradimensional/alternate reality (Earth-98339) human

Occupation: Adventurer

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Captain America (see comments)

Enemies: None

Known Relatives: None

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: Unrevealed

First Appearance: What If? II#105 (February, 1998)

Powers/Abilities: Bucky was likely an accomplished fighter in his prime but due to his advancing age, he was confined to a wheelchair. Despite this, Bucky retained the bravery to still accompany his partner, Captain America, into battle.

Height: 5'9" (by approximation) (see comments)
Weight: Unrevealed (see comments)
Eyes: Brown (presumably) (see comments)
Hair: White

History: (What If? II#105/2  (fb) - BTS) – Bucky did not disappear during World War II and continued to age while Captain America was frozen in suspended animation. At some point (most likely due to his age), Bucky became wheelchair bound.

(What If? II#105/2) – After Captain America returned to action, an aged Bucky joined him on missions.

Comments: Created by Chris Giarrusso.

While Bucky's real name was not given in-story, it seems likely that he would be James Buchanan Barnes. Additionally, it seems likely that this reality's Captain America was Steven Rogers.

Bucky's height & eye color are approximated from that of his Earth-616 counterpart. His weight was unrevealed but likely much less than his 616 counterpart due to his enfeebled state. Additionally, his eye color is presumed to be brown like his 616 counterpart but he was never seen outside of his mask.

Profile by Copeinator123.

Earth-98339's Bucky has no known connections to:

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What If? II#105, p27, pan2 (Bucky, main image)

What If? II#105 (February, 1998) - "What if...Captain America's Sidekick, Bucky, Had Actually Survived World War II, & was Dramatically Reunited with Cap to Fight Alongside Him Again Today?" - Chris Giarrusso (writer, art), Kelly Corvese (editor)

First Posted: 05/07/2020
Last updated: 05/07/2020

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